Title: Moore, P. F.

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861-65.), Part 3, Volume 2 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1883), 703.

Keywords:wounds and complicationsshot woundsexplosive ballsarm poisoned by explosive ball

Civil War Washington ID: med.d2e25738

TEI/XML: med.d2e25738.xml

CASE 1038.—Private P. F. Moore, Co. B, 83d New York, aged 40, wounded at Tolopotomy Creek, Virginia, May 30,1864. On June 4, 1864, he was admitted into Mt. Pleasant Hospital, Washington, where the injury was diagnosed as "arm poisoned by explosive ball." He was afterwards treated in hospital at Bristol and Philadelphia, but no subsequent allusion is made to the character of the missile.